This antique, Georgian coconut cup was crafted at a time when coconuts would have been quite a novelty to England, and most-likely brought over by a sailor. The silver mounted decoration would have been done in London by Harper, who converting it into a drinking vessel.
MAKER Thomas Harper II (London, registered 1806)
MARKS Hallmarked: T. H.
DATE Early 19th century
DIMENSIONS Width 4.5 Depth 4.5 Height 6 in.
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